The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 82 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 1.60% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £215 £241 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -22.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.45%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.79% 12.95% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 75
Average daily rate £365 £292 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) iPad
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
6 3 (21.43%) Avaya
7 2 (14.29%) CICS
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) MCITP
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) CICS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
3 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) VMware